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Old 01-26-2019, 05:56 AM
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Been listening to the Steven Universe podcast and browsing the wiki for the new stuff. Apparently Rainbow 2.0 uses he/him and they/them pronouns. I'm delighted, I was hoping for at least one more he/him Gem besides Steven.

Sunstone is she/her and they/them. Breaking the fourth wall is apparently part of Garnet fusions' power sets, which I love.
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Old 01-26-2019, 06:05 AM
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So, in hindsight, every single episode of this show "advances the plot," though sometimes only by establishing the emotional context of more conventionally impactful upcoming events.
Someone asked me to make a skip list for them a while back and I realized that there basically isn't any skippable material in there. It's all either straight event-based plot, character development, or important foreshadowing.
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Old 01-26-2019, 06:11 AM
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Steven Universe is a hang-out show that very occasionally turns into Sailor Moon. You can't skip the filler because the filler is the show. If you don't like those episodes, it's not a series you'll enjoy.
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Old 01-26-2019, 06:25 AM
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So it would be like Aqua Teen Hunger Force if every twenty episodes or so they did all the action stuff that's in the opening.
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:05 AM
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I assume Rebecca Sugar wrote that last song, because it is absolutely devastating. I cried.
Not only did she write it, she wrote it as a personal song for herself while fighting for the wedding. It wasn't originally supposed to be in the show.

brb, gonna go cry again
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:20 AM
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Breaking the fourth wall is apparently part of Garnet fusions' power sets, which I love.
Well we've seen it before.


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Old 01-26-2019, 08:33 AM
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Daikaiju, might wanna make sure that quoted spoiler text keeps its spoiler tags
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:36 AM
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Someone asked me to make a skip list for them a while back and I realized that there basically isn't any skippable material in there. It's all either straight event-based plot, character development, or important foreshadowing.
The only episode I skipped was The New Lars, because the episode's central conceit was personally upsetting to me.
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:44 AM
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Speculation;

Pink could never relate to Pearl they way she wanted due the loss of her original custom Pearl. Our Pearl, made in White's image, unconsciously was a ongoing reminder of that loss. Also, that would have been like making out with her mother.

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Old 01-26-2019, 10:14 AM
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Now that the saga is more or less at a close, I've been thinking a lot about the big picture. I might rewatch the series and write some stuff, but at the moment I'm just going through the episodes and sorting them into themes. The big ones seem to be: Family, Self-Discovery, Love, and Are The Straights Okay?

also Watermelons
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:06 PM
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Steven Universe is a hang-out show that very occasionally turns into Sailor Moon. You can't skip the filler because the filler is the show. If you don't like those episodes, it's not a series you'll enjoy.
I’m pretty sure Sailor Moon is also a hang out show that occasionally turns into Sailor Moon.

Full agreement though. Nothing is skippable. Not even Say Uncle.
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:17 PM
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On my wishlist, besides a Jasper finding/redeeming herself arc, is a Doctor Who homage episode starring Rainbow Quartz.
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Old 01-29-2019, 02:49 PM
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I want an episode in which Steven and Greg fuse, but only if that character is voiced by Jack Black.
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Old 01-29-2019, 03:44 PM
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Bongo, that idea fills me with indescribable dread.

Also it's like, spoilers for "Alone Together" for those of you who really want to know what terrible ideas Bongo is floating.
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Old 01-29-2019, 09:38 PM
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I'm 100% down for more filler episodes from here on out.

Even if they focus on Ronaldo.

Especially if they focus on Bismuth.

No idea what they'd even do with one splitting that focus.
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Old 01-29-2019, 10:24 PM
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I'm 100% down for more filler episodes from here on out.

Even if they focus on Ronaldo.

Especially if they focus on Bismuth.

No idea what they'd even do with one splitting that focus.
ronaldo helps bismuth set up a metallurgy blog
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Old 01-29-2019, 10:37 PM
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That would actually be super heartwarming.
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Old 01-31-2019, 10:26 PM
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Frankly I'm not going to be satisfied until I see Peridot and Lapis fuse
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Old 01-31-2019, 10:39 PM
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Yeah that was frustratingly absent from the finale.
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Old 02-01-2019, 05:53 AM
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Neither of them want to fuse, though. That could change of course but it would probably need its own episode.
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Old 02-01-2019, 06:52 AM
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Yeah that was frustratingly absent from the finale.
The finale crammed in too many fusions already.
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Old 02-01-2019, 06:53 AM
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Neither of them want to fuse, though. That could change of course but it would probably need its own episode.
Well you see, now that the diamond “threat” has been mostly dealt with, both Lapis and Peridot can bow move forward with their emotional healing. It won’t be overnight but I think this would be an excellent sub arc for season six!
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Old 02-01-2019, 07:32 AM
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So it would be like Aqua Teen Hunger Force if every twenty episodes or so they did all the action stuff that's in the opening.
FINALLY SOMEONE WHO GETS IT.

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Old 02-01-2019, 10:29 PM
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Takafumi Hori of Studio Trigger, guest animator who worked on the episode "Mindful Education" and big liker of the show, drew this animation in honor of the show's fifth anniversary.
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Old 02-26-2019, 10:11 AM
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Minecraft?
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